Conduct secondary research into the history and development of the childcare/early years sector in Ireland.
You are required to research one area of social policy relating to ECCE Sector that has positively affected children’s early development and education.
Section 1 500 words
Outline the childcare sector in Ireland also reference to how the sector has developed and changed including reasons of change.
Section 2 500 words
Outline Government influences and initiatives on the childcare sector in Ireland and demonstrate their application to the Early years sector. Including specific programmes that support children’s development.
Section 3 500 Words
Provide a summary of the legislative issues that apply to the childcare sector in Ireland. Demonstrating their application in the Early Years Sector and how they have supported the creation of a quality early childcare practice in Ireland, including regulation of services and other qualities initiatives.
Section 4 – 800 words
Outline your understanding of social policy,
Select one area of Social Policy relating to the ECCE Sector that has positively affected children’s early development and education in Ireland. Discuss the opportunities this policy affords to families and children. Critically evaluate the research findings of your chosen area of social policy.
Section 5 – 500 words
Provide appropriate and justified recommendations in response to research and findings on how this area can be further improved /implemented on a national level.
Section 6 – 300 words
Complete a list of logical conclusions, how policy will assist others in the context of social, legal, and health framework for ecce settings which may include further training.
Section 7 – 800 words
Assess four significant policies and procedures relevant to ECCE settings that ensures adherence to legislation and national practice guidelines. Discuss how they are shared, implementing and updated in the setting by the staff, Give the title of the policy the main aspects that should be in it and an explanation as how it supports national policy ‘